Overview: Papers compiled by American bibliophile William B. Osgood Field and his research associate Jane Quinby, for the projected publication Ernest Griset on my shelves.
Overview: Index to the five volumes of letters to the Irish editor and writer Charles Lever.
Overview: Drawings by George Du Maurier, Thomas Nast, Arthur Rackham, and others collected by William B. Osgood Field.
Overview: The Henry Knowles Beecher Papers, 1848-1976, include Beecher's personal and professional correspondence, research files, meeting minutes, professional activities records, writings, and lectures generated during his tenure as Henry Isaiah Dorr Professor of Research in Anaesthesia at Harvard Medical School and anaesthetist-in-chief at Massachusetts General Hospital. Beecher's research and writings focused on physiology and control of pain, effects of drugs, medical ethics and human...
Overview: Papers document White's role in the American Heart Association (AHA), International Society of Cardiology, International Cardiology Foundation, and the National Heart Institute (NHI); introduction of the EKG in Boston and at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH); his clinical work; research and writings on heart disease; and interest in comparative electrocardiography, especially of whales. Significant events which are recorded in the collection include White's consultancy to Dwight Eisenhower...
FOUND IN: Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe InstituteCollection Identifier: MC 528
Overview: Papers of mineralogist Charles Palache, his wife Helen (Markham), and their three daughters; Jeannette (Palache) Barker, a teacher; Mary (Palache) Gregory, an architect; and Alice (Palache) Jones, a banker.
Overview: Papers of American author, Gore Vidal (1925-2012), including literary manuscripts, photographs, political papers, legal and business records, and other material. Also includes papers of his companion, Howard Austen (1929-2003).
Overview: The Walter Bradford Cannon Papers, 1873-1945 (inclusive), 1881-1945 (bulk) record Cannon's administrative, research, and professional activities while George Higginson Professor of Physiology and Chair of the Department at Harvard Medical School. The collection consists of correspondence, research data, manuscripts, lecture notes, and meeting minutes resulting from Cannon's administrative and committee work at Harvard Medical School, his professional activities on behalf of refugees and other...
Overview: Papers of English poet, John Keats, collected by numerous donors. Collection includes holograph letters by Keats; drafts, fair copies, and transcripts of his poems; a copyright deed for "Endymion;" commonplace books by Richard Woodhouse; and correspondence of Keats' friends and family.